Teens who play at least three team sports are least likely to be overweight or obese, a new study finds. Makes sense, but does the required time commitment come at the expense of parental sanity?
If cigarette smoking were banned from teen-friendly movies, would kids be less likely to pick up the habit? Researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College think so.
With all those raging hormones, every teenager is bound to “lose it” at one time or another. But a recent study suggests that adolescents’ attacks of anger may indicate something more serious than your standard puberty-related mood swings
Should teen sexting — the sending and receiving of nude photos — be considered criminal behavior or youthful indiscretion along the lines of spin the bottle and playing doctor?
Students have been taking stimulants to get ahead since the 1930s. Is there any reason to believe the problem is bigger today than ever before?
Families who eat dinner together are in many ways better off than those who don’t, but contrary to previous findings, a large new study concludes that family meals do little to reduce teen drug use long-term.
It’s a relatively simple dare, but teens are sending themselves to the hospital by attempting the “cinnamon challenge.”
A new study shows that obese teen girls who lose weight still view themselves as ‘fat.’ How can parents help their kids lose weight without all the negativity?
Profanity has garnered the new documentary Bully an R-rating, but anti-bullying advocates argue that the film should be PG-13, so more kids can see the film in schools and theaters without parents tagging along.
A new study from six European countries suggests that teens who see more boozy scenes in movies are more likely to binge drink.
A new weight-loss study focusing on teenage girls finds that they may be more likely to eat healthy and exercise if they’re given the freedom to do it on their own.
The potentially lethal Choking Game, which involves cutting off the blood supply to the brain, appears to be popular with some college students who think it’s not as dangerous as using illicit drugs.